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Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths

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ISBN-10: 007802692X

ISBN-13: 9780078026928

Edition: 8th 2014

Authors: David H. Olson, John DeFrain, Linda Skogrand

List price: $156.66
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Since the first edition was published in 1994, Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths has helped thousands of college students learn how to create and maintain enduring intimate relationships. The goal of the book has always been to integrate research, theory, and practical ideas so that people can have more healthy and productive relationships. Three distinctive themes of intimacy, marital and family strengths, and diversity are woven throughout the text.
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Book details

List price: $156.66
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/23/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.30" wide x 10.40" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 2.948

Sylvia M. Asay, Ph.D., CFLE, is a Professor of Family Studies and Chair of the Family Studies and Interior Design Department at the University of Nebraska, Kearney. She received her Ph.D. in Community and Human Resources at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 1998 and received her Certified Family Life Educator credentials through the National Council on Family Relations. As a post-secondary educator, she has taught a wide range of courses including Marriage and Family Relationships, Cross-Cultural Family Patterns, Families in Crisis, and Family Resource Management. Her authored books include Strong Families Around the World: Strengths-Based Research and Practice (Haworth) and Family…    

Linda Skogrand is an assistant professor and family life extension specialist at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. She began her professional career as a social worker in the inner-city of St. Louis, Missouri, and throughout her career has enjoyed a balance between academic institutions and social service organizations. Her current position as an extension specialist allows her to take knowledge and research findings and make them available to people in communities in Utah and throughout the nation.Skogrand’s social service experience includes providing HIV/AIDS education programs for street kids, people in prison, and gang members, and overseeing the design of an AIDS house for…